Verneri Virsunen, a student from Aalto’s School of Business, embarked on his thesis journey last year. Despite not knowing how the work was going to turn out, or which form it would take, he was convinced of one thing; he wanted to draw attention to an often overlooked topic in his field: development cooperation dynamics Read more >
What design can do & IKEA foundation announce global design challenge to help refugees
Design platform What Design Can Do is partnering with IKEA Foundation on a global design challenge aimed at improving the lives of refugee families in urban areas. Designers, artists and imaginative trouble-shooters from all countries and disciplines are invited to take part. The challenge will launch in early 2016 and conclude with the awarding of funds and support for the winning ideas.
The WDCD Challenge is supported by UNHCR’s Innovation unit and the Dutch funds DOEN Foundation and Art of Impact.
Find more information about the challenge here.
Before the official launch in early 2016, participants can preregister via: whatdesigncando.com/challenge
This post was written by AGI